element14 launches Vishay automotive grade multilayer ceramic capacitors

Vishay’s high-operating temperature radial-leaded Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors for automotive applications now available for fast delivery from element14

element14 today announces that the first automotive grade new HOTcaps series of radial-leaded multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCC) from Vishay are now available to buy from element14.

Designed for the most extreme automotive operating conditions, the new series of leaded MLCCs from Vishay are designed to set a new standard for performance and reliability in automotive applications, with unmatched maximum operating temperature of +175°C for all available ceramic dielectrics.

The capacitors are AEC-Q200 compliant for the highest standard of quality and performance in automotive applications, including EMI filtering in various automotive functional areas such as exhaust gas and seat position sensors, cable harnesses, turbo charger, throttle valve, and brake system control.

The Vishay HOTCap offers:

  • AEC-Q200 qualified with PPAP available
  • High reliability MLCC insert with wet build process
  • Operating temperature range of -55°C to +175 °C
  • High capacitance with small size
  • Radial mounting style
  • Crimp and straight leadstyles

The new Vishay HOTCap range is available in-stock for same day dispatch from element14 in APAC.

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Farnell Global is a fast and reliable distributor of products and technology for electronic and industrial system design, maintenance and repair.  From research and design through prototype to production, Farnell helps its customers access the products and services they need 24/7.  With more than 80 years of experience, 47 localised websites, and a dedicated team of over 3,500 employees, Farnell provides every component its customers need to build the technology of tomorrow.

Farnell Global trades as Farnell in Europe, Newark in North America, and element14 in Asia Pacific.  It also sells direct to consumers through its CPC business in the UK.

Farnell Global has been part of the established global technology distributor, Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT), since 2016. Today, this relationship allows the company to support its customers at every stage of the product life cycle, offering a truly unique distribution model, as well as expertise in end-to-end delivery and product design.

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